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Name Dr. Chandrima Chakraborty
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Name ECONOMICS WITH RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 436
Email ID chandrimaeco@gmail.com
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Mobile No 9433112102
Personal Website
Address Department of Economics with Rural Developement, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.D.Jadavpur University2016
M.PhilJadavpur University2005
M.Sc.University of Calcutta2002


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics with Rural Development on and from 3rd September 2010 onwards in Vidyasagar University.
Part-time lecturer in Economics from 16th August 2005 to 31st August 2010 in Asutosh College.
Guest lecturer in Economics from 1st August 2005 to 13th November 2007 in Vivekananda College for Women.
Full-time lecturer in Economics under the FIP scheme of UGC from 15th November 2007 to 14th December, 2009 in Rammohan College.

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Statistics and Econometrics
Econometrics Industrial Economics

Course/ Subject Taught
Microeconomics
Quantitative Economics
Macroeconomics
Econometrics
Agricultural Economics
Rural Development
Finance
Statistics (As Guest Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Vidyasagar University)

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Input Oriented Technical Efficiency And Input Slack Of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: Evidence From Non Parametric Data Envelopment AnalysisRecent Developments in Data Envelopment Analysis and its Applications, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis, ISBN: 978 1 85449 487 0, PP-2014Edited by Ali Emrouznejad, Rajiv Banker, Susila M. Doraisamy and Behrouz Arabi


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Convergence of Total Factor Productivity Growth of Pharmaceutical Industry across Indian States: A Study with Panel DataProceedings of The Seventh National Seminar on Industrial Statistics2016Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India
Performance of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry in the Post-Liberalization era: Evidence based on Structural Break Unit Root TestSuprayaga, No 5, August 2015, pp 261-702015National Seminar on Second Generation Reforms in India: Are They Fait Accompli? during 27-28 August, 2015 held at Hooghly Mohsin College
Does Relative Wage Matters in Explaining Efficiency of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: Evidence from Stochastic Frontier Production Function ApproachProceedings of The Sixth National Seminar on Industrial Statistics held on 9 November, 2015 at Pipal Tree Hotel2015Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India
Growth and its Determinants of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: Evidence from a Panel Regression with State level DataSeminar Proceedings, The Fifth National Seminar on Industrial Statistics2014Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India
Efficiency and its Determinants of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: Evidence from Stochastic Frontier Production AnalysisCBS Journal of Management Practices, Vol. 1, Number 2, July-December, pp-47-582014Calcutta Business School
Regional Disparity and Convergence of the Growth of Output of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: Evidence based on Structural Break Unit Root TestJournal of Industrial Statistics, Vol. 2, Number 2, September2013Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India
Technical Efficiency and it’s Determinants for Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: Evidence from Stochastic Frontier ApproachSeminar Proceedings, The Third National Seminar on Annual Survey of Industries, Floatel, Kolkata organized by Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India.2012Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India
Total Factor Productivity Growth in Pharmaceutical Industry: A Look Using Modern Time Series Approach with Indian DataJournal of Industrial Statistics, Volume 1, Number 2, pp 250-268.2012Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India
Interstate Variation of the Growth Process of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: Evidence from Structural Break Unit Root TestVidyasagar University Journal of Economics, Vol. XVI, 2011.2011Department of Economics, Vidyasagar University
Growth Performance of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: Evidence from Structural Break Unit Root TestVidyasagar University Journal of Economics, Vol. XV, 2010, pp-115-124.2010Department of Economics, Vidyasagar University
The Effect of Trade Liberalization on the Growth Process of Indian Pharmaceutical IndustryVaanijya, October 2008 issue, pp15-212008DGCI&S, GOI
Has There Been Any Acceleration in the Growth of Food Grains Production for the Period 1960-61-2000-01: An Inter District Comparison for West Bengal EconomyVictorian Journal of Arts, May 2008, vol. 1 no. II, pp 17-312008A.B.N. Seal College, Cooch Behar.
Total Factor Productivity Growth In Indian Pharmaceutical IndustryVictorian Journal of Arts, Nov. 2007, vol. 1 no. I, pp 29-38.2007A.B.N. Seal College, Cooch Behar.


Other Publication


Books Published

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Invited to discuss one paper on 16.12.2016, 2.30 - 4 pm Technical Session 1 in the Fifth IIFT Conference on Empirical Issues in International Trade & FinanceIndian Institute of Foreign TradeKolkata2016

Membership of Learned Society 
Life Member of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES)

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Selected member of the Advisory Committee in Midnapore College, Midnapore in the Two Day National Seminar on 22nd and 23rd March 20122012 to 2012

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
UGC, ICSSR and NABARD Sponsored Two-Day International Seminar on Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with special reference to Agriculture and Food Security held on 13 & 14 January 20162016Paper PresentorAt Vivekananda Sabhagriho organised by the Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
52nd Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society (TIES)from 4th to 6th January 20162016Paper PresentorIndian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
The Seventh National Seminar on Industrial Statistics held on 9 November held on 26th September2016Paper PresentorFloatel, Kolkata organized by Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India
Fifth IIFT Conference on Empirical Issues in International Trade & Finance during 16-17 Dec 20162016Paper PresentorIndian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata campus organised by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
The Sixth National Seminar on Industrial Statistics held on 9 November2015Paper PresenterPipal Tree Hotel, Kolkata organized by Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India
Nine day Workshop on Time Series and Financial Econometrics during June 1 to 92015ParticipatedAt Department of Economics, Jadavpur University organized by the Department of Economics, Jadavpur University in collaboration with The Indian Econometric Society
UGC Sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on Second Generation Reforms in India: Are They Fait Accompli? during 27-28 August2015Paper PresenterHeld at Hooghly Mohsin College, Chinsurah, Hooghly organised jointly by Department of Commerce (UG & PG) & Department of Economics, Hooghly Mohsin College
Two-Day International Conference on Issues in Regional Development during 15-16 September2015Paper PresenterHeld at University of Burdwan organised by Centre for Regional Development and Planning, Department of Economics, University of Burdwan
One-Day National Workshop on “Indian Economy: Emerging Trends and Challenges”, held on 10th August2015ParticipatedHeld at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning organised by Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prasanthi Nilayam, Andhra Pradesh
Two-Day International Seminar on Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with special reference to Public Finance and Policy, UGC and CTRPFP (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta) Sponsored during 17-18 February, 2015 2015Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
Agricultural and Rural Development in West Bengal:Challenges and Options (in Bengali)2014AttendedDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University organised by Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University in collaboration with Society for Economic Research in Bengali, Kolkata
The 51st Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society2014Paper PresentorThe Department of Economics and Centre for Research in Economic Change, Punjabi University, Patiala during December 12-14, 2014.
The Fourth IIFT Conference on Empirical Issues in International Trade & Finance2014Paper PresentorIndian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi during 18th and 19th Dec 2014
Economic Development: Contemporary Issues2014Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
The 12th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis2014Paper PresenterUniversity of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The Fifth National Seminar on Industrial Statistics2014Paper PresentorFloatel, Kolkata organized by Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India
The 49th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society2013Paper PresenterDepartment of Statistics, Patna University, Patna
Economic Theory and Applications2013Paper PresenterBarasat Campus of West Bengal State University organized jointly by West Bengal State University and Vidyasagar University (supported by West Bengal State Council of Higher Education and West Bengal University of Technology) under the State-wise Universities Network (SUN)
Economic Development: Contemporary Issues2013Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
The Fourth National Seminar on Industrial Statistics2013Paper PresenterFloatel, Kolkata organized by Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India
The 50th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society2013Paper PresenterIndira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai.
Developing Competitive Strength of Higher Education in Rural & Backward Regions2013AttendedMidnapore College, Midnapore
Access to Justice for Women-issues and perspectives2013AttendedWomens Studies Centre, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore in collaboration with Midnapore College and Raja NL Khan Womens College, Midnapore
Contemporary Issues of Development in India2012Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore.
The 48th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society2012Paper PresenterDepartment of Economics, Pondicherry University, Puducherry
The Third National Seminar on Annual Survey of Industries2012Paper PresenterFloatel, Kolkata organized by Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India
Transforming China’s Agricultural and Rural Sector: Challenges and Solutions2012AttendedChina Agricultural Economic Review, China Agricultural University and International Food Policy Research Institute.
Prospects and Challenges in Rural Economic Development2011AttendedDepartment of Economics and Politics, Visva Bharati University
Issues of Food Security In India2011AttendedDepartment of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
Modern Trends in Higher Education2011AttendedVidyasagar University Teachers’ Association, Vidyasagar University
The Second National Seminar on Annual Survey of Industries2011Paper PresenterFloatel, Kolkata organized by Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India.
Quality Assurance in Reaccredited Institution2010AttendedInternal Quality Assurance Cell, Vidyasagar University
Recent Economic Crisis and its Impact on India: Theory and Policy2010AttendedCentre for Advanced Studies, Department of Economics, Jadavpur University
Regionalism, Polity & Economy of Eastern India since Independence2010Paper PresenterA.B.N. Seal College, Cooch Behar.


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Two-Day International Seminar on Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with special reference to Agriculture and Food Security held on 13 & 14 January 20162016Joint ConvenorUGC, ICSSR and NABARD
International Seminar on Contemporary Issues of Economic Development with special reference to Public Finance and Policy2015Member, Organising CommitteeUGC and CTRPFP (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta)
Agricultural and Rural Development in West Bengal:Challenges and Options (in Bengali)2014Member, Organising CommitteeICSSR and Department of Higher Education, GOWB
Economic Development: Contemporary Issues2014Member, Organising CommitteeUGC
Economic Development: Contemporary Issues2013ConvenorUGC
Bengal Economic Association Mid Year National Seminar, 2012.2012RapporteurBengal Economic Association
Contemporary Issues of Development in India2012Member, Organising CommitteeUGC
Issues of Food Security In India2011Member, Organising CommitteeUGC

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